HPE announces partnership with Ryder Cup

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced a partnership with the 2023 Ryder Cup to deliver wired and wireless network platform at the golf event being held at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Rome, Italy, in September 2023.
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The biannual event attracts more than 250,000 onsite spectators and more than 600 million global television viewers. Ryder Cup takes place at a different venue covering hundreds of acres, typically in rural locations.

Ryder Cup will use as-a-service solutions, through the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform to cut the time and cost of setting up the venue, while delivering an automated and secure cloud-based connectivity experience.

“We have a bold ambition to create one of the most intelligent, immersive and sustainable temporary-constructed sporting venues in the world,” said Michael Cole, chief technology officer of the European Tour group. The HPE GreenLake platform will enable us to deliver the tournament as a service in a sustainable and cost-efficient way.”

“Our partnership with the 2023 Ryder Cup will be a great showcase for our edge-to-cloud portfolio and our ability to deliver best-in-class data services and connectivity as a service, with the HPE GreenLake platform,” Jim Jackson, chief marketing officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said.

“We’ll be providing a new level of intelligent connectivity for fans, opening up new ways to follow the matches in play, navigate the golf course, and access hospitality and retail offerings with the shortest queues.”

The HPE solution, including the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform and Aruba network architecture, provide a foundation to drive data-first digital experiences. Simple and modern infrastructure will drive efficiencies and optimization for multiple Ryder Cup stakeholders across many areas.